Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport
Lagos Airport, named after former military ruler Murtala Rufai Ramat Muhammed, is the largest airport in Nigeria and one of the busiest airports in Africa. The airport serves the cities Lagos and Ibadan and offers flights to destinations worldwide. The head office of Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest air carier, is on the grounds of the airport.
Where is Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport situated?
The airport is situated northwest of Lagos. The airport can be reached from Lagos through the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway (A5).
How many terminals has Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport?
Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport has three terminals which are situated a few kilometres from each other. The two domestic terminals, DT1 and DT2 (privately funded terminal known as MMA2), are located east of the airport. The International Terminal is situated south of the airport. Terminal DT1 and Terminal DT2 are within walking distance of each other. Between the International Terminal and one of the domestic terminals you have to take a taxi.
The distance from Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport to the centre of Lagos is 22 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Lagos.
From LOS Airport to Lagos City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport by public transport. Visit the Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Lagos is about NGN 5000.-. Book your taxi at Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From LOS Airport to Lagos City centre by Taxi
At Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Europcar, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Arik Air
- Air Namibia
- Dana Air
Hotels near the airport
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Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio Collection By Hilton, Ikeja
Featuring a fitness centre and views of city, Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio Collection By Hilton is located in Ikeja, 7 km from Kalakuta Museum. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also welcomes guests with a restaurant and a terrace.
Hotels in Lagos
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
From Lagos: 3-Hour Algarve Cruise by Fun Catamaran
Top up your tan and take part in fun activities on a 3-hour cruise from Lagos to Praia da Luz and back. Relax aboard a catamaran and take in the views of the caves and unique rock formations of Ponta da Piedade and the golden beaches of the Algarve.
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